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from Basel to Lucerne

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Travel Information to Lucerne from Basel

distanceDistance49 miles (79 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€19) • 1 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Take a train to travel 49 miles (79 km) from Basel to Lucerne. SBB is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct train from Basel to Lucerne.

How to get from Basel to Lucerne

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Basel to Lucerne, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Basel to Lucerne and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
How do I go from Basel to Lucerne?

Travel Basel to Lucerne by train.

What is the quickest way from Basel to Lucerne?

Traveling by train is also the quickest way from Basel to Lucerne. It takes on average 1 h 14 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Basel to Lucerne?

The Basel to Lucerne distance is around 49 miles (79 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Basel to Lucerne?

The average frequency per day from Basel to Lucerne is:

  • Around 23 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Lucerne from Basel as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Basel and in Lucerne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Basel to Lucerne:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Basel to Lucerne?

    Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Basel and Lucerne:

    • You can travel by train from Basel to Lucerne with SBB, and you can find SBB Basel to Lucerne tickets for $24 (€19) on Omio.
    Is it possible to travel directly from Basel to Lucerne?

    Yes, there is a direct route available from Basel to Lucerne:

    • You can take a direct train with SBB with 23 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lucerne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Lucerne from Basel.

    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Basel to Lucerne?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Basel to Lucerne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Zurich, Milan or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basel and Lucerne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lucerne and any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I book tickets between Basel and Lucerne online for the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Basel to Lucerne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Train tickets are costing on average $24 (€19) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Basel to Lucerne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Basel
    Lucerne
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